The Netherlands eScience Center has decided to cancel this year’s edition of its National eScience Symposium. This decision was made following the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak.
“Obviously, it is a huge disappointment for all of us: the participants, the organizing team and everyone involved in the event. The eScience Symposium has become a regular fixture for many researchers and knowledge institutes across the country. However, like all major events, we believe it would be difficult and inappropriate to organize the symposium under the current circumstances”, says Dr Joris van Eijnatten, general director of the eScience Center.
As a result, the next edition of the eScience Symposium will take place in the second half of 2021.
Principal Investigator Day
Earlier this year it was decided to integrate the Principal Investigator Day (PI Day) in the eScience Symposium. This annual one-day event, which brings together principal investigators from all of the projects in which the eScience Center collaborates, will hereby get a new format. More on this will be communicated in due time.